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Instruments: Organ, Accordion, Piano, Guitar Attended: Berklee College of Music 1974, City College San Francisco Languages: English, German *Jon is currently Host of daily CBS radio program "Jon Hammond's Afternoon Slide" on KYCY 1550 AM. One-year Anniversary Aug. 1, 2006! *Performing in Hospitals, Nursing Homes & Prisons every month in addition to concerts world-wide. *Musician: Jon Hammond is one of the premier B3 PLAYERS in the world. Jon has played professionally since age 12.



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Jan 25, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 25 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing morning gig with my band Jon Hammond Band original compositioin "Pocket Funk" Center Stage Frankfurt musikmesse . I did 33 consecutive years at the musikmesse until it was canceled due to pandemic. Maybe maybe again for October of this year 2021 - if it happens, I'll be there! Multi-tasking this morning, watching...
Topics: Hammond Report, 25 January 2021, Frankfurt Germany, Musikmesse, Daily update, Pocket Funk, Center...
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Jan 24, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 24 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing a nice session in the P.Mauriat Musical Instruments saxoxphones booth in the musikmesse Frankfurt with Tony Lakatos and company, even some cats from other stands were joining in! A lot of things going on right now, we are just wrapping up the NAMM Believe in Music Week Virtual NAMM Show event - tomorrow will be the streaming...
Topics: Hammond Report, 24 January 2021, Jazz Session, musikmesse, P.Mauriat Saxopohnes, Tony Lakatos, Jon...
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Jan 23, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 23 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing Hammond B3 with funky Bernard Purdie and the late great David "Fathead" Newman in Zanzaibar & Grill on 3rd Avenue next to Sarge's Deli, funkiest Bernard clip you've ever seen attention drummers and Funk Heads! We say a very sad goodbye to Larry King today, 86 years old. And big congratulations to Cindy Blackman...
Topics: Hammond Report, 23 January 2021, Musician Stories, Zanzibar Grill, Bernard Purdie, David Fathead...
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Jan 22, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 22 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about TGIF, thanks god it's Friday! Playing my tune here "Head Phone" in the famous defunct Jazz Kneipe in Frankfurt, Germany and commentary about breaking news and it's the 2nd day of Believe in Music Week , the virtual NAMM Show really great! I'm on TV tonight, 37 years tune in on Manhattan Neighborhood Network - MNN ch. 1 -...
Topics: Hammond Report, 22 January 2021, Frankfurt, Jazz Kneipe, Breaking News, XB-2, Hammond Organist, Jon...
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Jan 21, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 21 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about live in-studio Radio Broadcast on AFN Europe hosted by Margie Glatt, Joe Berger at the controls - organ trio performance of my composition "Lydia's Tune" in honor of our new inaugurated President Joe Biden & VP Kamala Harris, taking back control of Voice of America - VOA and AFN Radio, yes! Big shout out to my friends...
Topics: Hammond Report, Musician Stories, Frankfurt Germany, Armed Forces Radio, AFN Europe, Bertramstr.,...
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Jan 20, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 20 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my traditional Sunday Session at the NAMM Show and we're just kicking off the virtual Believe in Music Week on this Historic Day, I'm very happy to report it's a done deal, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn in! I shot some pictures off the TV, I woke up to Lady Gaga singing the National Anthem,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 20 January 2021, Musician Stories, Hammond Organ, Harmonica, NAMM Show, Believe in...
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Jan 19, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 19 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about my tune "Remembering Stanley" on the radio, thanks Chris Ridm King Cortez ! Stanley Turrentine remembered of course - and only a little less than one day to go until the big Presto-Change-O folks, much awaited! Big kudos to Laura Benanti for her piece on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night! That was fantastic! Big...
Topics: Hammond Report, 19 January 2021, Musician Stories, Jazz Music, Stanley, Chris Cortez, KCSM, Believe...
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Jan 18, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 18 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about waiting for a very important call to go play on a session with Geoff Palmer, original founding member of Marin County band Sons of Champlin in his studio with a synthesizer, lay down a groove - James Preston Sons' drummer was in the room - it's Martin Luther King Jr. Day folks, remembering the late great MLK! Stay safe and come back...
Topics: Hammond Report, 18 January 2021, Musician Stories, Geoff Palmer, Sons of Champlin, Synthesizer,...
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Jan 17, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 17 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing a Sunday Session at the NAMM Show in the Pmauriat Albest saxophones stand with alto saxophonist Greg Osby on his System 76 alto, playing one of my favorite standards Easy Living. It's been exactly one year since I played live at the last NAMM, we're getting ready for the "NAMM Believe in Music Namm 2021" virtual...
Topics: Hammond Report, 17 January 2021, Musician Stories, Saxophone, Hammond Organist, Daily Report, Jazz...
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Jan 17, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Topics: MNN TV, Hammond Report, Jon Hammond Show, Music, Travel, Soft News, Jazz Music, Blues, Interviews,...
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Jan 16, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Hammond Report January 16 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my first house party (or haus party) at my friend's Siggi & Peter's haus in trio with a fine young drummer,  Nicolai Ditsch  with  Joe Berger  guitar and yours truly  Jon Hammond  at the organ. We are playing my theme song "Late Rent" long-time theme of my cable TV show in America, going out every...
Topics: Hammond Report, 16 January 2021, Jazz Session, Haus Party, House Party, Late Rent, young drummer,...
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Jan 15, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 15 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from Jon Hammond the organist & accordionist, today's story I'm playing my tune "Hip Hop Chitlins" with Jon Hammond Band , bringing you the good news and the bad news - TGIF, thanks god it's Friday! Stay safe everybody and come back tomorrow for another Hammond Report, Jon Hammond - *on the band, Heinz Lichius, Joe Berger , Frank Delle, Michael Leuschner and yours truly at the organ &...
Topics: Hammond Report, 15 January 2021, Musician Stories, Hip Hop, Hamburg, Good News Bad News, NDR Horns,...
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Jan 14, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 14 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story playing a sound check with my band in the Ellington Room. One of my joys is playing sound checks, the cats first show up and first play down is always magic - my composition "Lydia's Tune" from my first album. I'm on records with all these cats, Chuggy Carter, Joe Berger , Todd Anderson , Ray Grappone and yours truly Jon Hammond...
Topics: Hammond Report, 14 January 2021, Hammond B3, Jazz Session, Times Square, Ellington Room, Musician,...
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Jan 13, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 13 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about receiving the very special honor of "Believe in Music" Award from NAMM Show right before playing a lunch set with my band, featuring my good friend Koei Tanaka harmonica master from Tokyo, Joe Berger takes one on his custom JJ Guitars model, Bernard Purdie aka Bernard "Pretty" Purdie drums and yours truly Jon...
Topics: Hammond Report, 13 January 2021, Believe in Music, Award Show, NAMM 2021, Global Music Industry,...
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Jan 12, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 12 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about a steady gig I had with the late great Lou Colombo - trumpet player, bandleader, pro baseball player, golfer - an actual recording I made on the bandstand 43 years ago in the Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwich Port MA Cape Cod. It was an exclusive club where we played for members Tip O'Neill speaker of the house, Lee Berk the founder of...
Topics: Hammond Report, 12 January 2021, Musician Stories, Lou Colombo, Trumpet, Baseball player, Golfer,...
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Jan 11, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 11 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about when I went to Boston in 1973 to attend Berklee College of Music , I tell the story here about finding upon arrival no Hammond organs, only broken Kawai pianos with cigarette burns, but luckily I was assigned to Tony Germain for my teacher! Also plugging the Believe in Music Week 2021 virtual NAMM Show kicking off January 18th! We go...
Topics: Hammond Report, 11 January 2021, Musician Stories, Boston MA, Piano teacher, Berklee College of...
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Jan 10, 2021 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report January 10 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing the title song of my 2nd album "Hammond's Bolero" in Jazzkeller Hofheim in trio formation with Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger guitar and yours truly Jon Hammond at the organ - I was on the road with the XK-1 at the time of 2007. It's been a hell of a week folks, today sort of a mish-mash of my images from that time...
Topics: Hammond Report, 10 January 2021, Musician Stories, Hofheim am Taunus, Jazz session, fast breaking...
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Hammond Report January 9 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my tune "Get Back in The Groove" with guitarist Joe Berger , morning session in Hammond Organs Suzuki Musical Instruments stand at the NAMM Show . This was the week that shook the world! Anxiously awaiting the big Presto-Change-O on January 20th - and today saying goodbye very sadly to my dear friend Harold Channer,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 9 January 2021, Musician Stories, MNN TV, Believe in Music TV, Hammond Organ,...
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Hammond Report January 8 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about TGIF gig in Jazzkeller Hofheim with my band. We're waiting and watching, like the rest of the world for the big Prest-o-Change-o and playing some Blues & Jazz on one of our favorite stages here for the Hofheimers! On the band, Giovanni Totò Gulino d., Peter Klohmann t.s., Joe Berger g. and yours truly Jon Hammond at the organ....
Topics: Hammond Report, 8 January 2021, Hofheim am Taunus, Jazzkeller Hofheim, Musician, Stories, Wait and...
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Hammond Report January 7 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about power of Melody, playing my son "Melody Without Name" with my band in Jazzkeller Frankfurt, at the same time I'm cutting this House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is on the TV calling for the 25th Amendment to be invoked after the violence yesterday at the Capitol Building encouraged by you know who! I've been hearing from friends of...
Topics: Hammond Report, 7 January 2021, Melody, jazzkeller, Frankfurt, Musician, Stories, Saxophonist,...
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Hammond Report January 6 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in a Nashville club  Big Shotz Nashville   right on 2nd Avenue where Christmas day explosion blew the front of the club off and all the surrounding busineses - I'm watching live on TV now as the rioting and destruction violence / anarchy at the Capitol is going down right now - and it's not over - very scary time as night is...
Topics: Hammond Report, 6 January 2021, Jazz Gig, Nashville 2nd Avenue, Anarchy, Capitol breached, Day in...
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Hammond Report January 5 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my tune "Czechoslovakian Salsa Song" with my band in the Ellington Room. I wrote the tune on one of my (4) trips to Prague. I took the train there with my organ and my friend  Akio Yono , when we got to Cheb that's where the trouble started (on the border) - on the band,  Todd Anderson  tenor,  Chuggy Carter...
Topics: Hammond Report, 5 January 2021, Czechoslovakian, Cheb, Jazz Session, Ellington Room, Hammond B3,...
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Hammond Report January 4 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my theme song "Late Rent" in Frankfurt's Jazzkeller , my annual "Musikmesse Warm Up Party" on the band here, Heinz Lichius drums, Tony Lakatos tenor saxophone, Joe Berger guitar - in loving memory of Eugen Hahn boss of jazzkeller, my friend of 30 years, greatly missed!! Come back tomorrow for another...
Topics: Hammond Report, 4 January 2021, jazzkeller, Musikmesse Warm Up Party, Late Rent, Eugen Hahn,...
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Hammond Report January 3 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my portable Hammond organ through my 1965 Fender Twin Reverb with factory JBL Speakers, it has a little bit of 'tube rumble' but still sounds real good! I'm an old Fender man myself - I love those old Fender amps! Today very sadly we say goodbye to Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Peacemakers, he passed at 78 years old, RIP...
Topics: Hammond Report, 3 January 2021, Fender Amps, Tube Amplifiers, Jazz, Organist, Musician Stories,...
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Hammond Report January 2 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about my first lucky break in my good luck city Frankfurt, Germany when I appeared on TV local magazine show hosted by Beatrix Rief - Hessen Report resulted in a huge turnout to my gig at Jazzkeller , one of my first of many gigs there with my band Jon Hammond Band , we lost the boss Eugen Hahn just recently sadly, Eugen gave a lot of...
Topics: Hammond Report, 2 January 2021, This is your lucky day, Good luck city, Frankfurt Germany,...
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Hammond Report January 1 2021 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, Happy New Years everybody! Today's story about playing jazz standards with great musicians in Jazz Spot Swing Taipei, Taiwan - Yasuhiro Futaoka drums & Kenichi Toyoda at the grand piano, yours truly Jon Hammond at the Sk2 Hammond organ - it was a real pleasure! I hope to be back there again someday. Hang in there everybody, better times just ahead -...
Topics: Hammond Report, 1 January 2021, Happy New Year, Taipei, Jazz Spot Swing, Jazz Pianist, Jazz...
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Dec 31, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 31 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, happy new years everybody! Today, get your pencils ready - Al Jazzbeaux Collins gives out his famous recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies inside WNEW AM Radio Studios! Priceless footage back in 1989, and then a gig I played with my band right around same time in cold December in NYC inside Indigo Blues Club on W. 46th Street in the basement of the Edison...
Topics: Hammond Report, 31 December 2020, Happy New Year, Recipe, Peanut Butter Cookies, Baking, Jazz...
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Dec 30, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 30 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about 37 years weekly on Cable TV in NYC, still on every Friday night late 1:30AM EST, my classic opening, thanks Lloyd Lindsay Young , I'm looking forward to your return to TV! Story with Harold Channer about playing over in Moscow, and wrapping up the year 2020, happy / better new years folks! I'll be back tomorrow with another Hammond...
Topics: Hammond Report, 30 December 2020, Happy New Year, Musician Stories, Ballad, Jazz music, Computer...
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Dec 29, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 29 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing Hammond B3 organ with my band in the famous Savoy Lounge on W. 41st Street NYC right across the street from the Port Authority Bus Terminal - it was the 15 year anniversary gig of my cable TV Show Jon Hammond Show, now we are about to have 37th year anniversary, yes I'm still on every Friday night folks late at 1:30AM on...
Topics: Hammond Report, 29 December 2020, Happy New Years!, Happy Birthday!, Savoy Lounge, Hammond B3, Jazz...
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Dec 28, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 28 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about my friend of 30 years Eugen Hahn boss of Jazzkeller , very sadly we lost him just 6 days ago. Eugen gave me my first gigs in Frankfurt and we had a lot of good times with Eugen, huge loss to his Family and the Jazz Community world-wide!! Also very sadly this morning I heard Bob Schleicher has passed, main man Hammond service...
Topics: Hammond Report, 28 December 2020, Musician Stories, Frankfurt, Eugen Hahn, Jazzkeller, Bob...
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Dec 27, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 27 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist and accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing a gig in a defunct NYC restaurant club with my good friend Clarence Tootsie Bean the great Bermudian drummer on the band, and I would like to wish Tootsie's Son C Shelton Bean a big Happy Birthday tomorrow 28th December! I love playing with Tootsie, he's the Best!! Everybody stay safe and keep masking up in the pandemic! I'll...
Topics: Hammond Report, 27 December 2020, Musician Stories, Bermudian, Clarence Tootsie Bean, New York NY,...
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Dec 26, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 26 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing with the finest 3 man horn section on planet Earth1 L to R  Michael Leuschner  trumpet, Lutz Buüchner tenor,  Ernst-Friedrich Fiete Felsch  alto saxophone very soulful tribute to  Cannonball Adderley  in  Hamburg, Germany  at the  Auster Bar . There is a 'Person of Interest' now in the Nashville RV bombing...
Topics: Hammond Report, 26 December 2020, Musician Stories, Hamburg Germany, Cannonball, Finest Horn...
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Dec 25, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 25 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my annual Christmas gig inside SF County Jail on 7th Street. I did it 12 years in a row, we can't do it nowadays unfortunately. I had the cooperation of SF Sheriff Michael Hennessey back in the day when Sheriff Hennessey was working with my friend District Attorney Terence Hallinan. It was great to bring music in for the...
Topics: Hammond Report, 25 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Merry Christmas, San Francisco, Sheriff...
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Dec 24, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 24 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist  Jon Hammond , today's story about coming in to 37th year of my weekly cable access TV Show 'Jon Hammond Show', going back in my archives to the  Vic Theater Chicago  special tribute to guitarist Leslie West who passed yesterday at 75 years old and a story about Leslie kicking me out of his dressing room for eating too much garlic in 1987! I started out on MCTV...
Topics: Hammond Report, 24 December 2020, Musician Stories, 37 years, 1987, Vic Theater Chicago, Leslie...
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Dec 23, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 23 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in organ trio over in  Tokyo, Japan  in the famous  Tokyo Big Sight  exhibition center with my friends  Koei Tanaka  the chromatic and diatonic harmonica master, and  Joe Berger  aka Berger-Meister guitar, and yours truly Jon Hammond at the XK-5 System Hammond Organ powered by the model 3300 high-power Leslie...
Topics: Hammond Report, 23 December 2020, Tokyo Japan, Chromatic Harmonica, Hammond Organ, Leslie Speaker,...
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Dec 22, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 22 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond , today I have really really sad news just came in this morning, at 10:05 Central Europe Time we lost Eugen Hahn long-time boss of Jazzkeller in Frankfurt, Germany - very dear friend of mine and to so many musicians and Frankfurter locals + International visitors!! In loving memory of Eugen Hahn, Eugen gave me my first gigs when I moved to Frankfurt 30...
Topics: Hammond Report, 22 December 2020, Eugen Hahn, jazzkeller, Frankfurt, Jazz, Rip Eugen Hahn, In...
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Dec 21, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 21 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing organ on Tommy Denander 's jam band with the late great drummer Ricky Lawson, very sadly Ricky passed at age of only 59 years old - he was a very beautiful cat! Keep the Spirit and stay safe out there everybody, remember to mask up when you're in public during the pandemic! I'll be back tomorrow with another Hammond Report,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 21 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Rock drummer, Rip Ricky Lawson, Tommy...
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Dec 20, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 20 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist and accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my bossa nova tune "Lydia's Tune" inside the all-wood room in Hans Romanov 's Yachtklub a few years ago - special night in Frankfurt, Germany playing with my Frankfurt edition of Jon Hammond Band - Giovanni Totò Gulino brought his original drums from Jazz Kneipe days! Peter Klohmann tenor saxophone, playing so...
Topics: Hammond Report, 20 December 2020, bossa nova, Frankfurt am Main, Yachtklub, Jon Hammond, Musician...
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Dec 19, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 19 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my tune "Hip Hop Chitlins" with Jon Hammond Band back in the good old Jazzkeller in Frankfurt Germany with my giant chocolate chocolate Birthday Cake enough for everybody in the haus - many dear friends in the house with us, Yücel Atiker , Tino Pavlis , Frank Poehl - birthday cake by Mr. Tulan Saray Pastanesi...
Topics: Hammond Report, 19 December 2020, Hip Hop, Frankfurt Germany, jazzkeller, Funk Music, Birthday...
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Dec 18, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 18 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond - today I'm doing something a little different and longer, I had a lot of fun putting it together - a broadcast of a broadcast and an international story on this TGIF with 33 days to go until the big Presto-Change-O folks - stay safe and keep masking up in public! I'll be back tomorrow with another Hammond Report, Jon Hammond #HammondReport ...
Topics: Hammond Report, 18 December 2020, Musician Stories, Broadcast, Radio, Funk Music, Daily Update,...
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Dec 17, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 17 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in Downtown Louisville Kentucky with my band Jon Hammond Band and last night New York City got slammed with record snow fall! Boston too! I just heard back from an excellent drummer in Boston, Tom Bonarrigo original member / drummer of Daddy Warbux in Boston, we have a connection because Sheba Coates was vocalist in Daddy...
Topics: Hammond Report, 17 December 2020, Snow Storm, Louisville KY, Blues Music, Jazz Music, Radio, TV,...
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Dec 16, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 16 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing a morning session in the Carvin Pro Audio stand at the NAMM Show with Joe Berger guitar, Chuggy Carter percussion and yours truly Jon Hammond at the Sk1 Hammond organ through some very fine audio gear - we had a lot of fun there! - If you see this before Saturday Dec. 19th, please tune in when I play organ on the Charles...
Topics: Hammond Report, 16 December 2020, Carvin Pro Audio, Hammond Sk1, Organist, Musician, Stories, Namm...
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Dec 15, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 15 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story wishing a very special Happy Healthy Birthday to my long-time friend and bandmate Leslie J. Carter aka Chuggy Carter folks - and double birthday with his Daughter Solana Yemaya Hoffmann-Carter !! Here on my combo when we played the opening concert for 2020 Winter NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center just last January - also back on...
Topics: Hammond Report, 15 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Happy Birthday, Chuggy Carter, Drums,...
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Dec 14, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 14 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about rehearsing together with the Landesjugendjazzorchester Meck-Pomm for a tour in the former DDR - led by the long-time fearless leader Michael Leuschner - 'Organ Meets Bigband' programm, we had a lot of fun! All serious young musicians, I keep in contact with many of them and it's great to see what they are all doing during these...
Topics: Hammond Report, 14 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Landesjugendjazzorchester, Bigband meets...
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Dec 13, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 13 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing the opening set for the last 'Miracle NAMM' I call it, because we were able to have a real strong NAMM Show just before the big pando hit! We're playing my original composition "Lydia's Tune" here on the Pioneer Pro Audio outdoor stage Day 1 as doors opened, beautiful photos from Master Photographer Lawrence Gay,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 13 December 2020, Musician, Stories, bossa nova music, Chromatic Harmonica, tenor...
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Dec 12, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 12 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist and accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing the blues in good old  Jazzkeller  in  Frankfurt, Germany , we'll be back after the Pando don't ya' know folks! On the band here  Joe Berger  g.,  Tony Lakatos  t.s.,  Giovanni Totò Gulino  d. and yours truly Jon Hammond o. - celebrity birthdays today, Edward G. Robinson born in Bucharest Romania, former NYC...
Topics: Hammond Report, 12 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Jazz, Blues, Ebenezer Scrooge, Chanukah,...
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Dec 11, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 11 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing live on  KPOO Radio  with the late great blues master  Bobbie Webb  in the holiday season a few years ago - I go way back with Bobbie, when he was playing nightly at Carol Doda's Condor Club in North Beach SF and I was subbing across the street at the El Cid - greatly missed! Everybody have a safe holidays out there...
Topics: Hammond Report, 11 December 2020, KPOO Radio, Dave Billeci, Bobbie Webb, Blues Music, Holidays,...
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Dec 10, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report December 10 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in San Francisco's Tenderloin District in the Harm Reduction Center in quartet with Bob Brumbeloe guitar, Larry Schneider tenor saxophone, Ronnie Smith drums and yours truly Jon Hammond at the organ - then I bring up the 2 man Clap Band who I discovered a few years ago playing the lounge in The Fillmore before The Monkees...
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Hammond Report December 9 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in the Blauer Engel Kiel in the Port of Kiel with my quartet, first time on the band Sebastian Gille tenor saxophone, Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger guitar and yours truly Jon Hammond at the XB-2 Hammond organ. On the break I met Henrik Drüner a journalist for the Kieler Nachrichten . Henrik wrote a really nice article, he...
Topics: Hammond Report, 9 December 2020, Port of Kiel, Blauer Engel, Henrik Drüner, Fingerflitzer, Blues,...
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Hammond Report December 8 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about this day in history, a very somber day 8th of December is the day  John Lennon  was assassinated - also the actual date Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II. Congratulations to 90-year-old Margaret Kennan is the first person in the UK to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine outside of a clinical trial this...
Topics: Hammond Report, 8 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Excelsior accordion, Blues music, John Lennon,...
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Hammond Report December 7 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing a song I composed in Paris 1981 "Lydia's Tune" in trio concert in Moscow Russia with tenor saxophonist Igor Butman, Eduard Zizak drums and yours truly Jon Hammond at the organ - I had a dream to fly to Paris on the Concorde Jet, and I did in September of 1981. I wrote this song in my hotel room in the Hotel De Seine...
Topics: Hammond Report, 7 December 2020, Moscow, Concorde Jet, Jazz music, Organ Trio, Concert, Igor...
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Hammond Report December 6 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing with my organ combo in the old Jazz Kneipe on Berlinerstrasse - going back in the Jon Hammond wayback machine on this one! Cameo appearances from the late great Jo Mikovich , also saxophonist Harry Petersen sitting in, I believe that's Stephen Ferrone special guest drums, Barry Finnerty guitar, Al Wittig tenor and yours truly...
Topics: Hammond Report, 6 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Hip Hop, Frankfurt Germany, Kneipe, Jazz Music,...
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Hammond Report December 5 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing my tune "Head Phone" in Mikell's at 97th and Columbus in NYC August of 1989. I broke out my 1959 Hammond B3 organ for the 5 night gig. We played a lot of my original compositions for the first time at Mikell's - on the band Barry Finnerty guitar, Bernard Purdie drums, Chuggy Carter congas & percussion, Alex...
Topics: Hammond Report, 5 December 2020, Headphones, Sennheiser, Hammonod B3, Mikell's, 97th and Columbus,...
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Hammond Report December 4 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about myself &  Joe Berger  being invited to do a recording session and  Logic Pro X  Workshop by my friend Mark Via one of my  Apple Inc. instructors at  The New Beacon High School Hell's Kitchen  W. 44th Street, very progressive school - we had a lot of fun playing with these very talented students, Mark and all the...
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Hammond Report December 3 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about swinging the house in the  Jazz Spot Swing  club in Taipei Taiwan! I was on a mission to check up on my friend Kevin, tenor saxophonist who played on my band for a long time in Germany to make sure he was still kicking. While there I visited my friends  Alex  from  Pmauriat Albest and Super Nico from  Superlux  and thanks...
Topics: Hammond Report, 3 December 2020, Musician, Stories, Swing, Jazz Music, Jazz Spot Swing, Taipei,...
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Hammond Report December 2 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing an in-store gig at legendary Down Home Music Store organ trio with Marc Baum on tenor, David Luce drums - Marc cooked up a big pot of his famous 'Red Beans & Rice' for everybody, only he was short on beans and added a lot of sliced up Hebrew National hotdogs which gave everybody incredible gas for days! I ran in to Chris...
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Hammond Report December 1 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about playing in Downtown Bluesclub by the Stadtpark Hamburg with my band, Uwe Mamminga brought us in there 10 years after I had played there when they opened, and this time a few days after Ten Years After - Band ! Good to see they still have a live music program there in the Landhaus Walter ! On the band, Lutz Büchner tenor sax,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 1 December 2020, Stadtpark, Downtown Bluesclub, Hamburg Germany, Uwe Mamminga,...
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Nov 30, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 30 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing on the corner of 97th & Columbus Ave. in good old  Mikell's  nightclub & restaurant with my organ combo, "Jon Hammond and The Late Rent Session Men" - this is my theme song for my long-running cable TV Show "Late Rent" on Friday nights, 'Jon Hammond Show' 37 years - Barry Finnerty guitar, ...
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Nov 29, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about driving rented car out to play a very special birthday bash at   Hillsborough Golf & Country Club   on a cold clear night, celebrating   Chuggy Carter 's birthday and   Joe Berger   with Chuggy's Family & Friends organized by Chuggy's Daughter   Solana Yemaya Hoffmann-Carter   - it was the best party in a long time and Chuggy's friends bring a lot of really good food! I usually don't...
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Nov 29, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about driving rented car out to play a very special birthday bash at  Hillsborough Golf & Country Club  on a cold clear night, celebrating  Chuggy Carter 's birthday and  Joe Berger  with Chuggy's Family & Friends organized by Chuggy's Daughter  Solana Yemaya Hoffmann-Carter  - it was the best party in a long time and Chuggy's friends bring a lot of really good food! I usually don't eat...
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Nov 28, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 28 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about ridin' the rails on The  Amtrak  California Zephyr the day after I filmed one of  Paul Butterfield 's last performances 34 years ago - I was heading back to NYC, then I saw Paul in the Village on Bleeker Street and he wasn't looking too good. 4 months later we lost him very sadly - in 1972 I had been cruising around in the...
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Nov 27, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 27 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing session with 2 great jazz musicians in Osaka Japan at the Rug Time Club, Hidefume Nose guitar and Kengo Komae drums, yours truly Jon Hammond at the Hammond B3 organ - thanks Mr. Osamu Yamamoto & Midori Ono - it's the day after Thanksgiving Holiday, have a beautiful weekend everybody and keep masking up in public! I'll be...
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Nov 26, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 26 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist and accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about playing a one-nighter (that was supposed to be a two-nighter) in  Louisville, Kentucky , my original tune "Six Year Itch" - the drummer  Ronnie Smith clicked on it yesterday and reminded me about when we flew out there - yep, we landed in the afternoon, did the sound check, hit the gig and were back on airplanes at...
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Nov 25, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 25 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about playing Roy Clark on my radio program and then interviewing him in-person in  Nashville, Tennessee just before he received his  American Eagle Award and performing at the  National Music Council American Eagle Awards in  Nashville Music City Center - we cover his life and career and talk about our Gibson Byrdland guitars (I...
Topics: Hammond Report, 25 November 2020, Musician, Stories, Nashville Roy Clark, Grand Ole Opry, American...
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Nov 24, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 24 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about the Tuesday Specialist (Me!) always on Tuesday night for years when we come back in the Jazzkeller - I have been fixing a lot of things lately, car wars, plumbing etc. and there's going to be a lot of fixing to do on January 20th 2021 can't come soon enough Presto-Change-O don't ya' know!! 2 days to Thanksgiving, if you didn't...
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Nov 23, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 23 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story is about sitting down yesterday at my Hammond A-100 console organ, I went through the start-up sequence and son-of-a-gun it didn't fire up! Yes, it was time for the annual oiling of the Hammond with the special 'Hammond Oil'! I got down on my hands and knees and did the deed (thanks  Arthur D. Kemp PhD  / aka Dr. Kemp) for excellent...
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Nov 22, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 22 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about when I play late at night, I don't want to shake up my neighbors with my Hammond B3, so I play softly on my Casio MZ2000 with built-in speaker system that has real nice bass response - I wrote a lot of tunes on the instrument - current events, update on Rockefeller the baby Owl discovered in the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree,...
Topics: Hammond Report, 22 November 2020, Musician, Stories, Organist, Accordionist, Casio MZ2000,...
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Nov 21, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about what's behind some of my music, or "Behind the Beat" as my good friend Steven Rosenfeld says in his most excellent journalism! Thankfully I met the late great Sonny Stitt and hung with him when I was playing nightly in Boston's Combat Zone and Sonny would relentlessly expound to me the importance of The Melody - "Melody is King" and the funky beat! Here we get in to some of it, stay...
Topics: Hammond Report, 21 November 2020, Musician, Stories, ASCAP Composer, Melody, Funky Beat, Boston...
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Nov 20, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in Birdland Hamburg with my dear friend Lutz Büchner on tenor, very greatly missed and gone way too young!! Main man Heinz Lichius drums, Joe Berger and yours truly Jon Hammond at the XB-2 Hammond organ on the very same stage where I first played with Lutz many years ago when I was living in Hamburg! TGIF thanks god it's Friday folks, a very weird time in history, 61 days to go until the big...
Topics: Hammond Report, 20 November 2020, Birdland, Hamburg, Lutz Buechner, Tenor saxophone, Musician,...
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Nov 19, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 19 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing in the notorious Regina Nite Club on the  Große Freiheit  4 in St. Pauli  Hamburg, Germany just a few hundred yards down from where The Beatles played their residency in the red light district - we did 2 nights produced by my friend  Gideon Schier , packed haus! On the band, Lutz Büchner tenor, Barry Finnerty...
Topics: Hammond Report, 19 November 2020, Grosse Freiheit, Regina, Nite Club, Hamburg MoPo, Reeperbahn, The...
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Nov 18, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 18 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond  - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about playing and co-producing "Art News Project" 1990 NYC recording sessions recorded at Kampo Cultural Center and Mixed & Mastered co-Produced by  Joe Berger  at Unique Recording Studios - the 3 German musicians flew over to JFK, Rolf-Dieter Schnapka, Uwe Gehring aka Wesley G., Arthur White aka Arthur Weiss - we...
Topics: Hammond Report, 18 November 2020, Musician, Stories, Art News, Recording project, Hammond Organ,...
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Nov 17, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 17 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from Jon Hammond, the organ player & accordionist, today's story about playing one of my first gigs (if not the first) at  Jazzkeller Hofheim 24 years ago, organ trio gig with  Uwe Petersen in the drum chair,  Tony Lakatos tenor saxophonist, and yours truly Jon Hammond at the Hammond XB-2 organ playing my tune "No X-Cess Baggage Blues". Current events, I just received my Fall/Winter...
Topics: Hammond Report, 17 November 2020, Blues, Jazz, Jazzkeller Hofheim, Hofheim am Taunus, Tenor...
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Nov 16, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 16 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about my friend  Michael Falkenstein playing on my radio show my composition "Six Year Itch", the late great Godfather of Soul James Brown called Michael "Main Man" and he is! See fotos of JB with Michael and Family, also sending out special Happy Birthday wishes to  Jennifer Schiele Super Jenny and their Family!...
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Nov 15, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 15 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist (and sometimes cocktail pianist) Jon Hammond, today's story about playing cocktail piano at the MPCS party on W. 57th Street shot by  Joe Berger , open bar and gourmet food! In those days we had in addition to my weekly cable show 'Jon Hammond Show', 'The Blues Hour' on Channel J MCTV cable, enjoy some classic man on the street with Scott Cooper! I'll be back...
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Nov 14, 2020 Jon Hammond
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Hammond Report November 14 2020 from Pandemic Quarantino  Jon Hammond - Daily Music and Stories from the organist & accordionist Jon Hammond, today's story about cutting a Soul R&B track with with my old friend  Eddie Money in our studio BackBeat Productions in NYC when Eddie was in town, I brought him in and we cut Lovin' You a Little Too Long with  Joe Berger mixing, Barry Finnerty guitar,  Paul Nowinski stepped in on bass,  Todd Anderson laid a horn track, and yours truly Jon...
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